Octave Signature Bookshelf HiFi speakers (pair)
Fast, dynamic with excellent power handling and a surprisingly clean bass given their size, they set a new standard for bookshelf loudspeakers.
Featuring a 5-inch (130mm) mid-bass drive unit, features a new low profile, one-piece DPC cone and employs an oversized 3-inch (75mm) Hexatech™ aluminum voice coil over a titanium base encapsulating a powerful efficient Hybrid magnet motor. Morel’s 28mm handmade Acuflex™ soft dome tweeter was chosen as it comes very close to producing the frequency response of a theoretically perfect dome tweeter, free of undesirable high “Q” break up modes.
The Octavel takes the expertise learned from the "the innovative cabinet concept used in the fat lady and is void of internal damping. Morel’s research found that damping materials have a tendency to slow the sound down in its process of absorption, causing the residual cabinet vibration to appear after the drive unit has stopped, resulting in a boxy sound. The solution was to position an internal vertical baffle with acoustic apertures placed in the middle of the cabinet to break up standing waves. This allows the cabinet to vibrate along with the output of the drive unit in a highly controlled manner— crucial for achieving a natural, open sound.”
Frequency Response: 20-30,000Hz (40-18,000Hz ± 1.5 dB)
Nominal Power Handling 120W RMS
Peak Power Handling 1,000W for 10 msec peak transients
Dimensions (HxWxD): 315mm x 175mm x 325mm (367mm with terminals)